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Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
news. the criticism that i and others have had of the administration is it's too ins lar. you've had too many people telling the president what he wanted to hear. that's why they had that sort of problem with the obama care rollout. he hasn't really had that sort of thing since rahm emanuel left. before it becomes a big problem out there in public. i would regard this as a very good thick as the president reaching out beyond his -- the people he's comfortable with in his inner circle. >> there's been a bit of a debate percolating around nbc, lifting the minimum wage. they are saying this could be a real winning issue for democrats to run on and inequality in general in 2014. >> i think it probably is a good issue politically. and you also pair that with the unemployment insurance which is probably another politically winning issue for the democrats. certainly has a lot of populist possibilities there. in terms of actual policy and getting things done, i don't think that's any sort of near term thing we've got to first do this next punt on the budget and see if we can avoid a shut
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
banks hate them. the obama administration has gotten more money through the banks through housing sett settlements through housing zrimts. they've done a number on the banks in terms of going after practices that they see as being discriminatory on the basis of disparate impact, they are trying to tee up another case to make sure john roberts can make disparate impact a thing of the past. >> that's an important point. there are these parties, including big banks which aren't the most popular, trying to get the stuff before the court to make money off a different set of laws. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> now. is this thing on? innovative approach to getting young people to sign up for obama care. he made his pitch this afternoon. but is anybody listening? cer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. ta
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
obama administration says it's now hit its 90% goal which was its title -- 90% of its goal. i'm no math whiz but 7 million by march, that's a lot getting a error messages. they can handle 50,000 simultaneously and 800,000 visits a day. preliminary reports say 100,000 people signed up in november, nearly four times october's numbers but the official numbers are tba. chris cal in relaying data is still not working well. some americans think they are enrolled but their new insurance company says they have no idea. if the december 23rd deadline is right around the corner, which means happy holidays to you and yours and peter alexander is with us from the white house where the christmas tree arrived on friday. we can see behind you marking world aids day today. peter, is the website fixed? >> reporter: is the website fixed? it's a good question. we can say the president believes in the words of jay carney it is significantly improved. they just wrapped up the white house briefing a matter of moments ago. they can see there's more work that needs to be done address egg the issues that yo
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
row seat with "the cycle." >> president obama is heading to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service. when he returns, expect him to refocus on what he says is his administration's target for the remainder of his presidency. a tale of two americas, candidate obama vowed to heal a polarized nation but that is proving increasingly difficult. his first term ended by tieing jouj l george w. bush as the most polarizing year ever. look how far the lines really are. it's no surprise since over the past decade the nation's seen a rise in liberal democrats and conservative republicans, it's which way politics to the fringe or center. we search far and wide to find someone who knows politics and elected as a republican governor and served four presidents including one democrat named obama. and the only name we could come up with is huntsman. yes, that's my dad jon. welcome to "the cycle." we've banished luke to the remote camera so you can be surrounded by beautiful women, a man with five daughters -- >> i have to say, i've been at a lot of tables but never been so intimidated. and so
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